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Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Following a fire that removes paddock ground cover, the risk of water erosion is greatly increased.

The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.

Members of the public can lodge a complaint about observed land management with the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation in Western Australia, and the Commissioner will then investigate the c

The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b

Strict border controls remain in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 into Western Australia (WA). The WA Police Force (WAPOL) is responsible for enforcing and managing these restrictions.

In May 2019, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan announced the independent panel that would oversee a public review of the operation and effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act 200

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

During 2013–2016 a network of 31 soil moisture probes was installed across the grain growing region in WA across several projects managed by DPIRD to enhance the decision-making capacity of grain g

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Agrifood and beverage voucher program comprised of two streams to support small to medium enterprises

The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic

Applications for the Agrifood and beverage voucher program have closed.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development in collaboration with BDO Australia hosted a series of free Investor Ready Webinar Masterclasses during August and Dec

Chlorination effectively reduces problems with water colour, taste and odour, and treats bacterial contamination.

Salt is a natural component of land, water and ecological systems in Western Australia. Large areas of naturally saline land (primary salinity) were present before European settlement.

Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees and Review Panel are now open.

Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.

Owning livestock on a small property comes with responsibilities to the animals, neighbours, the environment, and in many cases to legislation, whether the livestock are for production, pets, or ot

This page explains the factors that influence the degree of dispersion in sodic soils: soil structure (aggregate stability), cation exchange capacity, calcium to magnesium ratio, exchangeable sodiu

Farm fires will often lead to contaminated surface-water supplies: ash and soil from burnt paddocks and bushland can be blown or washed into farm dams and provide nutrients for bacteria and algae.



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